In a special collaboration with the Hong Kong Arts Centre (HKAC), Reel Asian presents three award-winning short films about family, gender, and finding love in the age of artificial intelligence. Pulse of Hong Kong marks the inaugural programming exchange between HKAC and Reel Asian – expect to see select Canadian shorts in Hong Kong next year!
The Sea Within 他們的海
Wong Wai-nap • Hong Kong • 30:00 • Cantonese with English and Chinese subtitles • International Premiere
As their local fishing industry declines, a fishermen couple struggles to reconcile their reality and their dream life.
Wong Wai-nap 黃瑋納 graduated from the School of Creative Media at City University of Hong Kong. His works have exhibited in numerous international festivals.
From Beavis (M) To Beatrice (F)
Wong Suet-ling Beatrice • Hong Kong • 26:26 • English and Cantonese with English subtitles • International Premiere
An intimate, autobiographical documentary about the director’s journey of discovering her true self.
Wong Suet-ling Beatrice 黃雪綾 graduated in 2002 with a BA in Creative Media. This is her most recent creative project.
Cheung Ho-lam • Hong Kong • 25:30 • Japanese and Cantonese with English and Chinese subtitles • International Premiere
Yosuke’s A.I., Alice, becomes infected with a virus while helping him in matters of love. Now, it’s up to him to take matters into his own hands.
Cheung Ho-lam 張浩霖 is a Hong Kong filmmaker, searching for truth and aesthetic wonder through the lens of his camera.